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Can trade liberalization have environmental benefits in developing country agriculture? A Sri Lankan case study
(New York, N.Y.: North Holland, 1999)
In this article, the authors discuss the impact of trade policy reforms and related policies on land allocation between several crops in an agricultural economy, with a focus on the degree of erosion caused by different ...
Defining indicators which make sense to local people: Intra-cultural variation in perceptions of natural resources
(Boston, Mass.: Society for Applied Anthropology, 1998)
This article presents a method and a case study based on an applied ethnoecology approach and utilizing an adaptation of the Thematic Apperception Test. Pictures of scenes around the Manupali watershed in Bukidnon, ...
Integrated soil management for the savanna zone of W. Africa: legume rotation and fertilizer N
(Springer Science+Business Media B.V., Formerly Kluwer Academic Publishers B.V., 1999)
Integrated soil management with leguminous cover crops was studied at two sites in the northern Guinea savanna zone of northern Nigeria, Kaduna (190 day growing season) and Bauchi (150 days). One-year planted fallows of ...
Transition from pasture to native forest land-use along stream continua: Effects on stream ecosystems and implications for restoration
(Wellington, New Zealand: Royal Society of New Zealand, 1999)
Three first-order, hill country, pasture streams in Waikato, New Zealand, were chosen to investigate the effects of patches of late-succession indigenous riparian forest on water quality, epilithon, stream morphology, and ...
The economics of Cain and Abel: Agro-pastoral rights in the Sahel
The complementarity of the economic systems of nomads and farmers is often overshadowed by the conflicts inherent in the competition over the control of land. The conflict is one of property rights. A dynamic programming ...
Functional analysis and restoration of Mediterranean lagunas in the Mancha Humeda Biosphere Reserve
(New York, NY: John Willey & Sons Ltd., 1999)
1. The Mancha Húmeda Biosphere Reserve includes approximately 50 lakes, most of them shallow and temporary (lagunas).
Curbing greenhouse gases: Agriculture's role
(College Station, Tex.: American Agricultural Economics Association, 1999)
This paper discusses the impacts the Kyoto Protocol may have on agriculture. The authors address the potential of emission trading markets and the role agriculture may play in that market. They discuss agricultures role ...
Public, animal, and environmental health implications of aquaculture
Aquaculture is important to the United States and the world's fishery system. Both import and export markets for aquaculture products will expand and increase as research begins to remove physiologic and other animal ...
Effects of anti-inflammatory drugs on fever and neutrophilia induced by Clostridium difficile toxin B
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 1996-06)
This study investigated the ability of Clostridium difficile toxin B, isolated from the VPI 10463 strain, to induce fever and neutrophilia in rats. Intravenous injection of toxin B (0.005-0.5 mu g/kg) evoked a dose-dependent ...